Updated (August 2011): Compare the Sony SLT-A77 vs Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 vs Sony SLT A77

Winner
Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

106

Sony SLT-A77

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha DSLR-A900

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,431 ISO
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.74x
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Color depth
Great color depth
24 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.2 EV
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A77.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha DSLR-A900.

competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$442 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$798 body only

$998 with 28-70mm lens

Live view Has live view
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Sony SLT A99

Sony SLT A99

Pro DSLR

$3,198 body only

$2,602 with 10-24mm lens

Live view Has live view
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

Sony SLT-A77 Competitors

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Focus points More focus points
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$442 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points More focus points
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

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DanO (2:32 AM, December 17, 2011)
Today is 16 December 2011 and the A77 is nowhere to be found. The few that were sold all have mixed reviews. Even the positive reviews from the Sony website read with negative perspectives. NEX7 is the only Sony camera to be found in very few numbers. The A900 remains as the only good Sony camera that can actually be purchased. As such, it's markedly overpriced for a product that is three years old and out of production!